Federico Patán (Gijón, 1937) es un polígrafo perteneciente al grupo de escritores hispanomexicanos, de la generación mexicana del Medio Siglo, y se trata de uno de esos autores que ha conjuntado la creación literaria con la docencia y la investigación académica. Su obra abarca la poesía, el ensayo, el cuento, la novela, las memorias, la traducción y el periodismo cultural.
Federico Patan (Gijon, 1937) is a writer/author pertaining to the Spanish Mexican group of writers from the mid xx Century. He has perfectly combined his literary outcome, with teaching and the academic research. Federico Patan works include poetry, essays, tales, novels, memories, translation and cultural journalism. He is generally highly recognized by his narrative works, though his poetry is as important and meaningful as Patan has widely exercised it since youth. It represents the literary outcome that better describes his literary and intellectual work.